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168,172 and 174, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4513 / 51°27'4"N

Longitude: -0.9824 / 0°58'56"W

OS Eastings: 470809

OS Northings: 172973

OS Grid: SU708729

Mapcode National: GBR QJH.F5

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.XSJ8

Entry Name: 168,172 and 174, Castle Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Last Amended: 16 May 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38833

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: St Mark and All Saints, Reading

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 7072 13/39

Castle Hill,
Nos 168, 172 and 174

(Formerly listed as Nos 168 to 174 (even) CASTLE STREET (North Side))


Early-mid C19. Short 4 storey and basement terrace. Channelled stucco ground
floor, upper part brick with bracketed stucco cornice below 3rd floor. Cornice,
blocking course and slate roof. 8 bays. Glazing bar sash windows with stucco
architraves, 5 on 1st floor have bracketed cornices. 2 storey outer angular
stucco bays with pilastered corners, dentil cornice and corner wreaths. Originally
4 doors, one now converted to window (No 170). Doors have rectangular fanlights
(Nos 168 and 174 linked ovals, To 168 retaining lantern). Area railings and
dividing walls with one gate pier to street.

Listing NGR: SU7080972973

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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